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Welcome to OWW Online

Welcome to OWW Online, the website for former pupils of Westminster School, which aims to provide everything OWW could need in order to remain involved with the School after they leave. Most OWW join the Elizabethan Club (the School’s alumni association) when they start at Westminster and should be receiving invitations to events and news from the School as well as the annual OW magazine and termly OW e-newsletter. If you are an OW and are not receiving these communications please do email us on alumni@westminster.org.uk or register for this site here to update your details. As well as a full calendar of OW events (see the list on the right hand side of the screen) as an OW you can also be involved as a mentor or seek careers advice as part of the Careers and Mentoring Programme. You can also join an OW sports team and enjoy the benefits of access to the School’s new Sports Centre and facilities at Vincent Square. While you are on the website do have a look at our ‘Brief History of Westminster School’ and if that whets your appetite for more information on the history of the School, do have a look at the You Tube channel which features old films shot by pupils as well as the current School video prospectus. If you have any feedback on this site or OW activity in general please do not hesitate to contact the Development Office – we’d love to hear from you.


News

The Friends of Westminster School Abbey Tour
The Friends of Westminster School spent a special evening on Thursday 23 April touring Westminster Abbey. After catching up with a glass of something in the Camden Room, actually just outside the Camden Room on a glorious Spring evening, the group was led through the, usually spooky but today rather sunny, dark cloister to the West Cloister Door of the Abbey. Once inside the Abbey Friends were welcomed by Canon White next to the grave of the unknown warrior before separating into three groups to be guided around the Abbey. Our excellent guides took us to some of the wonderful sights and treasures of the Abbey; you would need all night and probably longer to discover them all, and kept us enthralled with facts, legends and anecdotes. Each moment was a highlight and our visit included the shrine of Edward the Confessor, the Cosmati pavement, upon which monarchs are crowned and the tomb of Elizabeth I, much loved monarch and the Schools founder. Our thanks go to our guides, Tom Edlin, Vanessa Silcock and Elizabeth Wells for giving their time to take us around the Abbey and share their knowledge to inform and entertain us. We would also like to thank Dee Dee Simpson and the Friends of Westminster School Steering Committee for organising a wonderful evening.
Daniel Topolski (WW, 1959-63) Memorial Service
A Memorial Service for Daniel is to be held on Monday, 29th June at 3.30 p.m, at the Church of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 4JJ. Afterwards, attendees are invited to Bar Topolski, 150-152 Hungerford Arches, Concert Hall Approach, South Bank, London SE1 8XU, which is about ten minutes on foot from the Church. Whilst this is an open invitation to all, if you are planning to attend please can you let Oxford University Boat Club know by emailing admin.oubc@sport.ox.ac.ukor by calling 01865 790268.  
Calling all Young OWW!
If you’ve left the School in the last three years we may not have your up to date contact details. To stay in touch with the School’s community and make sure you don’t miss out on event invitations, please use the contact update form to let us know where you are and what you’re doing. As well as event information, we can keep you better informed about initiatives that may benefit your career or appeal to your personal interests – such as our Careers and Mentoring programme, OWW sports fixtures or School concerts or talks.
       

Feature Article

OW Golf Society Spring Meeting
The OW Golf Society’s Spring Meeting was held on Wednesday 20th May at Worplesdon Golf Club. It was a lovely day and some very good golf was played that morning.

The winning scores from the rounds were:
  • The Silver Birches: Edward Cartwright 71 pts (gross), David Weinstein-Linder 73 pts (gross)
  • The Graham Cup: Stephen Brisby 40 pts, David Weinstein-Linder 40 pts. (David lost on the last 6 count back)
  • The Circuit Salver: Alastair Wertheim 31 pts.

In the afternoon the Ryland Salvers foursomes were played. The winners were Henry Kingsbury and Alastair Wertheim with 40 pts.



 

OW Events


 21st May 2015
Old Grantite's Dinner


11th June 2015
Rigaud
's Society Dinner 

18th June 2015
Ben Jonson Drinks 2015

25th June 2015
Medics Drinks 

TBC July 2015
OW Women's Network Rooftop Drinks

4th July 2015
Henley Drinks


15th September 2015
Young Gaudy

26th October 2015
Theo Zinn- memorial up School
Details TBC

TBC October 2015
New York Reunion

5th November 2015
Elizabethan Club Dinner 

20th November 2015
Commem

26th November 2015
Busby Society Dinner



 


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